The Ghent Altarpiece: Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, detail of the Holy Spirit in the guise of a dove.

Jan van Eyck1432

Lukas - Art in Flanders

Lukas - Art in Flanders
Gent, Belgium

The Holy Spirit in the guise of a dove hovers above the scene. Its triple aureole casts its rays across the entire panel. The action thus takes place within this divine light.


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